Lobbying for clean air
Weehawken Citizens’ Climate Change advocate goes to Washington
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Following the release of Pope Francis’ much-anticipated encyclical dealing with climate change, a volunteer from the Weehawken chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby will meet in Washington, DC with re...
Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
Dr. Roque will prove his innocence
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: My name is Beatrice Oliveti. My father was the late and great Commissioner Joseph P. Oliveti. I say “great” not to be boastful but because my father helped a lot of people in West New ...
The secret life of a Hoboken dad
One-man play performed in ‘salons’ around town to raise money for theater company
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Some men feel woefully unprepared to be a new father, especially if changing employment circumstances mean they’re going to spend more time in charge of the anticipated offspring. Hoboken-based pla...
‘17 days of absolute craziness’
State Fair returns to Meadowlands with concerts, candy, camels, and fried worms
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you want to ride a camel, get hypnotized, eat deep-fried larvae with cream cheese, or fly in the Batcopter, you’ll have your chance this week when the State Fair rolls into the Meadowlands ...
New tricks
Senior health fair has information, services, and…singing dog?
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
More than a dozen different service providers and vendors gathered at the Edward A. Lawler Towers building on Grand Avenue for the North Bergen Housing Authority’s (NBHA) third annual Senior’s Heal...
Going up, up, up
Hudson rents still skyrocketing, because of demand
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
With dozens of rental developments in Hudson County going up and many recently being completed, why does a current report say that county rents are still on the rise, and may actually hit a $3,000 ...
90 years young
Union City holds a birthday party for itself
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Commissioner Tilo Rivas couldn’t help but move his feet to the music as dancers and others gathered on Palisade Avenue to celebrate the founding of Union City. “We’re celebrating our 90th anniversa...
SACCO, MARIE
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered June 15 at St Mary’s Church, West New York, for Marie Sacco , 93, of West New York. She passed away June 11. She was sister to Josephine “Chickie” Sacco, Pasquale “Pat” S...
SCOREBOARD
HCTCA honors past, present and future
Thompson, Filipovic, Wall inducted to track Hall of Fame
by Jim Hague
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Kevin Thompson never dreamed he would ever become a track and field standout. A native of Jamaica, Thompson came to the United States as a 13-year-old and moved in with his family in North Bergen. ...